Legal Articles
  • Quit Claims
  • by Mark Shapiro
  • An example of a Qutitclaim used with a judgment:
  • How To Modify Child Custody in Oklahoma
  • by Phillip Sanger
  • This article is about the means by which a child custody order may can modified by a Family Court. There are certain conditions that must be met and this article sets them out in an easy to understand mannor.
  • Judgment Contract Time Limits
  • by Mark Shapiro
  • Recently, a lot of judgment lawyers and recovery experts have been reducing the least possible time before you would be able to get a judgment returned back. A few years ago, at least one year was very common within jurisdictions which permitted a time limit within assignment contracts.
  • Is Mediation Right for Me?
  • by James Page
  • Even though mediation has been available for some time as a remedy to legal disputes, it doesn't get used as often as it should. In the right circumstances, mediation has been effective in addressing a wide range of civil conflicts.
  • The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
  • by Mark Shapiro
  • FDCPA laws are a guideline and a set of laws behavior of those that collect debts. Generally, the FDCPA laws protects judgment debtors from any judgment creditors, and offers judgment debtors remedies and rights for all judgment creditor violations.
  • Why Mediation is the Best Way to Resolve Family Business Disputes
  • by James Page
  • When a family member files suit against another family member, the ramifications of that decision can reverberate for many years, possibly even across generations. Opting to take that dispute outside the courtroom, however, to a more neutral atmosphere, can help to repair the relationship and address the family business issue at hand.
  • Discovery Preparation For A Personal Injury Attorney
  • by Jay Sadd, Esquire
  • Discovery Preparation For An Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney As you make it further in your claim, the Atlanta personal injury law firm that is representing you will keep you informed of each stage of the litigation process. One of the most important aspects of your case about which your Atlanta personal injury attorney will discuss with you is the process of discovery. Contact Slappey & Sadd, LLC (404) 255-6677.
  • Preparing for Your Family Mediation
  • by G. Douglas Lunsford
  • Mediation can be an extremely effective way to bring a marriage to an end and transition into a new way of living. It provides an opportunity for parents to discuss issues that are important regarding their children and it puts them in complete control of decisions including custody and visitation. If you and your soon-to-be-former spouse have chosen mediation as a means of settling your divorce, how should you prepare?
  • Sexual Harassment and Bullying: Mediation's Role
  • by Bert Binder
  • Since often monetary considerations constitute a secondary issue, resolving bullying and sexual harassment claims are ideal for mediation which because of the voluntary nature of the solution may encompass relief not available in court. That having been said it is critical that everyone involved know the scope and limitations of alternate dispute resolution (ADR) in issues of sexual harassment and bullying.
  • Insight Into the Foreclosure Mediation Process
  • by O. Meredith Wilson
  • If you are considering entering foreclosure mediation, but aren't sure what to expect, don't worry. You are not alone. This article is intended to help ease your fears and give you more confidence about moving forward by providing some additional insight into how it works.
  • Small Claims Court, Mediation or Litigation? Considering Costs
  • by O. Meredith Wilson
  • Whenever you are involved in a legal dispute, don't assume that small claims court should be your first stop. You should also know that you have other options, despite the fact that many people use small claims court on a regular basis. Before you commit to it, it could be in your best interest to investigate these alternatives.
  • Divorce Done Amicably
  • by Leeanne Kunnert
  • When you enter into marriage the assumption is that you will stay married until death do you part. No one goes in thinking about the day there marriage will end in divorce however it happens more often than not now a day.
  • Every Divorce Is Unique
  • by Leeanne Kunnert
  • Everyone knows at least one couple who has been through or is going through a divorce. When a couple is separating there are two types of friends; those that share too many details about their divorce and those who share nothing.
  • Patient Infringement Suits and Mediation: What You Need to Know
  • by James Page
  • The article explains why it's so important that you work with a mediator who not only understands patent infringement but also someone who understands how to get all the invested parties together and on the same page. An experienced mediator who is skilled at this will give you the opportunity to close out your dispute much more quickly and allow you to move on with your life and business.
  • The Ethical Issues of Predictive Coding
  • by James Page
  • More and more courts today are embracing predictive coding or the use of computer-driven algorithms in e-discovery of large volumes of digital assets (such as scanned documents or emails). In just a few short years, the practice has gone from a futuristic tool viewed with no small amount of doubt to a widely-accepted practice that is not only allowed by most courts but is now actually imposed by many judges due to how effective it has become.
  • Adoption Agreements
  • by David Johnson, P.A.
  • The article sheds light on Open Adoption agreements and the usefulness of mediation in creating one.
  • Rebuilding Your Credit After Filing Bankruptcy
  • by Ian Smiles
  • This article provides its readers with helpful information regarding reestablishing credit after you file bankruptcy. There are certain things consumers can do after they file that will assist them to rebuild their credit and be free of negative credit scores once and for all.
  • Mediation and Arbitration: Both ADR, but Not the Same
  • by John Preston
  • The lines between mediation and arbitration continue to blur. Although these practices are fundamentally different, they are both forms resolving disputes through alternative methods to litigation. Understanding the differences between these two practices can help you in which form of ADR is right for your situation.
  • Oklahoma Bankruptcy Exemptions
  • by Charles J Kania
  • This article sets out to explain Bankruptcy exemptions and how they differ from state to state. In Oklahoma a debtor is able to keep most of his personal property as well as his home in Bankruptcy. Also, there is a long list of other property that is exempt per the State of Oklahoma Bankruptcy rules.
  • Discovery Preparation For A Personal Injury Lawyer
  • by Jay Sadd, Esquire
  • As you make it further in your personal injury claim, the Atlanta personal injury law firm that is representing you will keep you informed of each stage of the litigation process. One of the most important aspects of your case about which your Atlanta personal injury attorney will discuss with you is the process of discovery. If you would like more information about the discovery process, contact Slappey & Sadd, LLC (404) 255-6677.
  • Preparation... A Key to Achieving a Successful Mediation
  • by David Johnson, P.A.
  • Many people tend to think of mediation as one of two extremes: Either a magical fix-all that will instantly solve their problems or as a perfunctory episode that has no chance of solving their problems. Either attitude can guarantee that mediation fails as a strategy, but there's another factor in mediation failure: A lack of preparation. You have to come into the experience prepared in order to give your mediation the best possible chance.
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